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1. Captain Phillips (2013)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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83 Metascore

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Writers: Billy Ray, Richard Phillips, Stephan Talty | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener

2. Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.7
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74 Metascore

123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Writers: Mark Bowden, Ken Nolan | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

3. The Expendables (2010)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.5
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45 Metascore

A CIA operative hires a team of mercenaries to eliminate a Latin dictator and a renegade CIA agent.

Writers: Dave Callaham, Sylvester Stallone | Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren

4. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, War

8.2
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79 Metascore

The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Writers: Keir Pearson, Terry George | Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

5. Act of Valor (2012)

R | 110 min | Action, Thriller, War

6.5
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40 Metascore

An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.

Writer: Kurt Johnstad | Directors: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh | Stars: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez, Nestor Serrano, Rorke Denver

6. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
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76 Metascore

A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.

Writers: Bernd Eichinger, Uli Edel, Stefan Aust | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

7. Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.

Writers: David Riker, Jeremy Scahill | Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi

8. Desert Flower (2009)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

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54 Metascore

The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN ... See full summary »

Writers: Smita Bhide, Waris Dirie, Sherry Hormann, Cathleen Miller, Wüstenblume | Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar, Roun Daher Aïnan

9. Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)

109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Special agent Hamilton goes undercover and joins a Russian mafia organization that smuggles swedish weapons to terrorists. Suddenly they are attacked by unknown group of heavily armed men ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Guillou, Stefan Thunberg | Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Saba Mubarak, Pernilla August, Jason Flemyng

10. I Witness (2003)

95 min | Drama, Action, Thriller

5.7
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After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.

Writers: Colin Greene, Robert Ozn | Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Portia de Rossi, Clifton Collins Jr.

11. 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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67 Metascore

71 scenes revolving around a recent immigrant, a couple that has just adopted a daughter, a college student and a lonely old man.

Writer: Michael Haneke | Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Gabriel Cosmin Urdes, Lukas Miko, Otto Grünmandl, Anne Bennent

12. Medal of Honor: Warfighter (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Drama, History

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Regroup with the SEALs from medal of honor, as they take on a international terrorist plot.

Writers: Michael McCarthy, Adrian Vershinin | Directors: Jennifer Cha, Robert Coddington, Brian Wyser, Shawn Shultz | Stars: Christian Mortensen, Jeffrey Pierce, Jon Bruno, Chris Fries

13. The Spy: Undercover Operation (2013)

121 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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About an agent who is undercover in a foreign country while his wife has no idea what he does for a living.

Writers: Yoon Je-Kyoon, Su-jin Park | Directors: Lee Seung-Joon-I, Lee Seung-jun | Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, So-ri Moon, Daniel Henney, Dean Dawson

14. Last Hijack (2014)

83 min | Documentary, Animation

6.2
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61 Metascore

LAST HIJACK is a true tale of survival in Somalia told from the pirate's perspective. Combining animation with documentary storytelling, the film takes an innovative hybrid approach to ... See full summary »

Writers: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting | Directors: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting

15. The Last Witness (1999 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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A woman becomes entangled in the conspiracy of two world governments to assassinate an international leader in New York.

Writer: Craig Smith | Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Johnathon Schaech, Michael Filipowich, David McIlwraith

16. Family Motel (2007)

88 min | Drama

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Writer: Helene Klodawsky | Director: Helene Klodawsky | Stars: Paul Finnigan, Derek McKinnon

17. Child Slavery with Rageh Omaar (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Rageh Omaar examines child slavery in such places as Cambodia, Ethiopia, India and Saudi Arabia.

Director: Richard Alwyn | Star: Rageh Omaar

18. Delta Force: Black Hawk Down (2003 Video Game)

Action, Adventure

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In 1993, a soldier joins other Special Forces troops in the wartorn country of Somalia to assist in the delivery of food to starving people. To ensure the delivery, the soldiers must ... See full summary »

Directors: Russell Brower, Bill Black | Stars: Skarkmark Abokar, Stephen Apostolina, Gwen Ballantyne, Keith Bauer

19. Lettres d'amour en Somalie (1982)

95 min | Documentary

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Writer: Frédéric Mitterrand | Director: Frédéric Mitterrand | Star: Frédéric Mitterrand

20. Paper Dreams

Documentary | Announced

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Director: Marshall Tyler | Star: Pras Michel

21. The Captain and His Pirate (2013)

84 min | Documentary, Drama

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In 2009, the German container ship "Hansa Stavangar" had been seized by Somali pirates for four months. After its release, magazine covers showed a captain happy to have escaped the ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Wolff

22. The Last Child: The Global Race to End Polio (2004 TV Movie)

G | 56 min | Documentary, History

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From the frontlines in Nigeria, India, Haiti and elsewhere, "The Last Child" takes you behind the scenes where you'll witness the victories and challenges of trying to wipe out a disease for only the second time in history.

Writer: Scott Thigpen | Director: Scott Thigpen

23. Insha Allah - Jos Jumala suo (1999)

55 min | Documentary

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Writer: Visa Koiso-Kanttila | Director: Visa Koiso-Kanttila

24. Africa Open for Business (2005)

58 min | Documentary

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Imagine an Africa with entrepreneurial spirit, striving to take care of itself and find African solutions to African problems. That is what you will see in this groundbreaking one-hour ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Pineau

25. Fire Eyes (1994)

60 min | Documentary

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Writer: Soraya Mire | Director: Soraya Mire

26. Shooting the Truth (2009)

4 min | Documentary, Short, War

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Pulitzer Prize nominated war photographer Michael Kamber reveals what compels him both personally and professionally to do a job that consistently puts him in harm's way in places like Baghdad and Somalia.

Writer: Michael Kamber | Director: Matthew T. Gannon | Star: Michael Kamber

27. Hidden Battles (2010)

65 min | Documentary

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HIDDEN BATTLES, a feature length documentary, is a dramatic and deeply personal film about the psychological impact of killing on the lives of five soldiers. Representing a cross section of... See full summary »

Director: Victoria Mills

28. The Trouble with Pirates (2010)

76 min | Documentary

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The Trouble with Pirates tells the story of Somali piracy with unique access to Somalia, the negotiators, the European warships in the Gulf of Aden and the heartbreak of a hostage situation gone wrong.

Director: James Rogan | Stars: Stephen Askins, Sam Egag, Robert Karjel, Chloe Lemacon

29. Women, War and Resettlement: Nasro's Journey (2011 TV Movie)

27 min | Documentary

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The story of one Somali woman's journey from her war-torn homeland to a new home in Columbus, Ohio. Nasro could not speak English, had no family for support, and had no job when she arrived in the states.

Writer: Doug Rutledge | Director: Tariq Tarey

30. Charcoal Traffic (2008)

8 min | Short, Drama

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A dramatic story of two brothers trapped in a murderous cycle of environmental and cultural devastation in Somalia.

Writers: Pamela Collett, Fatima Jibrell | Director: Nathan Collett

31. Through the Fire (I) (2013)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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For more than two decades, Nobel Peace nominee Dr Hawa Abdi sheltered 90,000 Somali refugees during the long civil war. In spite of the pain endured since the loss of her son, her faith in ... See full summary »

Director: Eunice Lau

32. No Problem (2015)

Documentary | Completed

"No problem" is a common phrase in Africa. Paradoxically it is often used in situations where there is a problem - for example, when we landed in Somaliland and discovered that we could not... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Dho | Director: Justin Cowan | Stars: Dallas Dewitt, Deleir Georges, Justin Cowan, Colin Wageman

33. One Man Peace (2012)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Kati Juurus | Stars: Abdullahi Farah, Antti Pentikäinen, Pekka Haavisto, Alexander Stubb

34. Schneegloeckchen: Snowdrop (2014)

15 min | Short, Drama

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SNOWDROP is a short film telling the story of a group of refugees trying to cross the EU border. It's about hope and dreams but also about real life tragedy. And eventually it's a film about the pursuit of happiness and it's power.

Writer: Jenny Gand | Director: Jenny Gand | Stars: Zorik Moghadas, Aleksandar Petrovic, Kari Rakkola, Branko Samarovski

35. Pirates of the Indian Ocean (2012 TV Movie)

PG | 35 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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People may think that pirates belong only to stories and movies... but we hear the news of their attack and holding sailors as hostages for ransom everyday. This is a documentary about modern day pirates, their requests and their roots.

Writer: Hesam Dehghani | Director: Hesam Dehghani | Stars: Soheil Mehr, Mohsen Mehdi-Behesht, Farid Asgharzadeh, Jamal Mayahi

36. La quarta via (2012)

37 min | Documentary, Short

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Kaha Mohamed Aden, an Italian writer of Somali origin, narrates her memories of Mogadishu, her hometown, and reconstructs its story in Pavia, where she currently lives. The capital city of ... See full summary »

Writers: Kaha Mohamed Aden, Simone Brioni | Directors: Simone Brioni, Graziano Chiscuzzu, Ermanno Guida | Star: Kaha Mohamed Aden

37. Femmes mutilées, plus jamais! (2007)

35 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Fatxiya Ali Aden, Sarah Osman, Carole Roussopoulos | Stars: Fatxiya Ali Aden, Sarah Osman, Halima

38. If We Knew Their Stories (2007)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Doctors in three North American cities give us a glimpse into the lives of their refugee patients. The stories told here by the doctors - and by the refugees themselves - shed new light on ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Newberry | Director: Chris Newberry

39. FlashForward (2009–2010)
Episode: 137 Sekunden (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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The FBI follow-up when a Nazi war criminal imprisoned in Munich claims to know the cause of the blackout. He also knows Agent Mark Benford by name. Benford and Agent Janis Hawk travel to ... See full summary »

Creators: David S. Goyer, Brannon Braga | Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Jack Davenport, Zachary Knighton

40. Dangerous Missions (1999–2002)
Episode: Counter Terrorist Teams

Reviews the history and evolution of terrorism and counter terrorism. Primary focus is on the more dramatic successes and failures since the 1972 murders of Israli Olympians in Munich by Palestinean terrorists.

Writer: Annie Azzariti | Director: Annie Azzariti | Star: Beau Billingslea

41. Criminal Minds (2005– )
Episode: Distress (2007)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The seemingly random killings in a Houston ward bring the BAU down for the profile, but finding the pattern proves difficult.

Creator: Jeff Davis | Director: John F. Showalter | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Thomas Gibson, Paget Brewster, Shemar Moore

42. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Fatbeard (2009)

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy

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Cartman leads a group of schoolmates to Somalia to become pirates.

Creators: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden | Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall, April Stewart

43. FlashForward (2009–2010)
Episode: Gimme Some Truth (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Mark must testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his flashforward.

Creators: David S. Goyer, Brannon Braga | Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Jack Davenport, Zachary Knighton

44. Sleeper Cell (2005– )
Episode: Hijack (2005)

38 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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The Cell hijacks a chemical truck in preparation for Youmud Din ("Judgment Day") as the FBI prepares to stop them, not knowing that, due to a misunderstanding of the Arabic calendar, the ... See full summary »

Creators: Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Rick Wallace | Stars: Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, Henri Lubatti, Alex Nesic

45. Strike Back (2010– )
Episode: Vengeance, Part 2 (2012)

TV-MA | Action, Drama, Thriller

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Taken hostage in Mogadishu by Waabri and his girlfriend Asmara, Scott and Dalton escape with the help of Stonebridge and Richmond. Sinclair is replaced as leader of Section 20. Michael and Kerry rekindle their relationship.

Writers: Chris Ryan, Tony Saint | Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Rhona Mitra, Rhashan Stone

46. Terra Nova (2011– )
Episode: What Remains (2011)

TV-14 | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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When Elisabeth, Jim, Malcolm and Taylor investigate radio silence at a nearby scientific outpost, they discover an outbreak of a mysterious virus causing memory loss, paranoia and ... See full summary »

Creators: Kelly Marcel, Craig Silverstein | Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Shelley Conn, Christine Adams, Allison Miller